Millions of Americans face homelessness as Covid-19 eviction ban expires
TRT World says millions of Americans have found themselves faced with the threat of homelessness as a nationwide ban on evictions expires, against a backdrop of surging coronavirus cases and political finger-pointing.
With billions in government funds meant to help renters still untapped, President Joe Biden this week urged Congress to extend the 11-month-old moratorium after a recent Supreme Court ruling meant the White House could not do so.
But Republicans balked at Democratic efforts to extend the eviction ban through mid-October, and the House of Representatives adjourned for its summer vacation on Friday without renewing it.
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